Thursday, September 8, 2011

500-ton crane doing repair work collapsed Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral amid thunderstorms and driving rain - 8th Sept 2011

A 500-ton crane doing repair work collapsed Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral amid thunderstorms and driving rain, damaging at least one nearby building and several vehicles but sparing the church.

The collapse came just four days before a scheduled speech by President Barack Obama inside the cathedral. Source